Anna Delfino

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She began studying music at the age of nine, playing the oboe and singing in choir, studying at Conservatorio “Paganini” in Genoa. After her University Course (Degree in Foreign Languages), she graduated in Singing under the guidance of Gloria Scalchi at Conservatorio “G. Puccini” in La Spezia. She studied with Anna Maria Bixio and Angelica Frassetto. In 2015 she attended a masterclass with Mariella Devia. Since 2015 she has studied Opera repertoire with M° Fabrizio Maria Carminati.

In 2010 she was awarded the Profilo Donna Junior Prize for the belcanto section; thanks to this grant she attended a Perfection Course in Operatic Singing with soprano Janet Perry. One year later she made her debut in opera theatres as Oscar in Ballo in maschera (Teatro Municipale di Casale Monferrato).

In 2011 she won the role of Adina (Elisir d’amore) at the Tito Schipa international Competition, debuting this role in 2012 at Politeama Greco in Lecce, with conductor M° Daniele Agiman and director Tito Schipa jr. In 2012 she reached the final trial at Toti Dal Monte International Singing Competition for the role of Carolina (Il matrimonio segreto). In 2011 finalist with scholarship at Magda Olivero International Competition. In 2010 she was awarded the third prize of the Sipario-Voci di Donna Competition organised by Orchestra Sinfonica di Savona, receiving also the Audience Prize.

She has recently debuted (2014) Olympia in Les contes d’Hoffmann at Teatro Verdi di Pisa, Teatro del Giglio di Lucca, Teatro Goldoni di Livorno and Teatro Coccia di Novara and Despina in Così fan tutte at XXIXth Opera Festival in Varese Ligure.

She has performed in: Bohème (Musetta) in 2013 on an European tournée with Schlote Productions Salzburg and in 2015 at Teatro Municipale di Casale Monferrato; Il segreto di Susanna- La notte di un nevrastenico (Teatro Sociale di Trento, 2012); Il segreto di Susanna (Teatro dell’Opera Giocosa di Savona, 2012 e 2014), Un ballo in maschera (Oscar, 2011) and Traviata (Violetta, 2012 e 2013) at Teatro Municipale di Casale Monferrato, Roman Arena in Susa and teatro “G. Verdi” in Acqui Terme; furthermore Il maestro di musica di Pergolesi (Lauretta, 2011) at the Summer Festival of Orchestra Sinfonica di Savona.

Next engagement: Isabella, Olivo e Pasquale by Donizetti at Donizetti Festival in Bergamo.

Since 2005 she has performed in various concert seasons in Italy and abroad. She has recently debuted Die Sieben Worte Jesu am Kreuz by Franck. She has sung Haendel’s Italian cantatas for soprano and b.c. (HWV 80, HWV 108, HWV 111, HWV 147) and arias for soprano violin and b.c. (HWV 207 Meine Seele hört im Sehen and HWV 210 Flammende Rose); by Vivaldi Beatus Vir, Lauda Jerusalem and Credo RV 592, Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, Requiem by Mozart, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with M° Damerini at the piano, a selection of Porgy and Bess by Gershwin in the role of Serena, she has sung some famous movie music with Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo at Teatro del Casinò di Sanremo.

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